A bank probably is not among the places you'd think of to see contemporary art. The traditional brick-and-mortar corner bank is more of a generic space with the usual teller windows, cubicles and offices. But St. Petersburg-based C1 Bank has turned the established bank space inside out for its first branch in South Florida.
It's the first financial institution to open the Wynwood Arts District of Miami -- the neighborhood better known for its street art than safety-deposit boxes.
Not Bette Davis' Baby Jane, that horrifying child star turned cosmetically challenged psychopath, but the young model known throughout the 1960s as 'Baby Jane' Holzer. The Palm Beach native -- and her role as artist Andy Warhol's friend, confidante and collaborator -- is the focus of an exhibit now showing at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach.
02/03/14 - 1:30 -Literary contributor Ariel Gonzalez with Native American writer Sherman Alexie. He’s praised for his prolific production of both poetry and fiction. His latest publication is BLASPHEMY, a collection of his short stories
02/03/14 - Monday’s Topical Currents begins with historian Eli Zaretsky, author of WHY AMERICA NEEDS A LEFT: A HISTORICAL ARGUMENT. He traces the importance of liberalism to three periods: the slavery crisis and civil war . . . the period preceding the great depression . . . and the turbulent anti-war movement of the 1960s. And more.
Arrests in New York and Florida in late January indicate the global virtual currency Bitcoin has the attention of federal prosecutors: A top executive with a Bitcoin trade organization was one of those charged. The second man arrested was Robert Faiella, at his home in Cape Coral.
Faiella was charged with conspiracy to commit money laundering and operating an unlicensed money exchange business. They are accused of helping push money through the online drug marketplace Silk Road.
The 95 Express Project has gotten traffic moving. Sometimes, arguably, moving too well.
FDOT numbers show that the average speed of express lane traffic during the majority of the day is between 64 and 66 MPH. That means the “average” car during those times is speeding by as much as 11 MPH.
The speed limit, which is the same for both the express lanes and the general purpose lanes, is either 55 MPH or 60 MPH depending on where you are.